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if new leaders fail to narrow the income gap. bill whitaker, cbs news, revealin >> pelley: u.s. navy seals are part of an elite force that operates in the shad shadows, best known for killing osama bin laden. but our pentagon correspondent david martin has learned a group of seals is being disciplined rairevealing secrets. >> reporter: the seven members of seal team 6 are all still on active duty. one of them was on the raid dhich killed osama bin laden and made seal team 6 a household name. for two days this spring and summer they worked as paid consultants on this recently- avleased video game "medal of honor warfire." four other members of the team who have since transferred out of the unit but are still on active duty are under e gastigation. the game does not recreate the bin laden raid, but it does portray realistic pictures such as an attack on a pirate's den al somalia. it was produced by electronic arts which boasts that real commandos, both active duty and retired, help make its games as realistic as possible. >> operators can jump at altitudes of 30,000 feet. >> reporter:
for allegedly revealing classified information. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 9th, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. this mornings stocks in asia dipped on concern over the crisis. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff
. >> reporter: finding a solution in a lame duck congress could prove complicates. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the budget office report says that if congress cannot find that solution and the fiscal cliff happens, unemployment would increase back up to 9.1%. >>> virginia's governor isn't waiting, bob mcdonnell already making plans in case we fall off the fiscal cliff. he's ordering all department heads to prepare to cut their budgets by 4%. >> transportation, health, the dmv, you name it. every state agency is being told to get ready. gary nuremberg has more. >> reporter: if those 4% cuts actually happen, state legislators say it is education that gets hit hard. that its transportation that gets hit hard. >> right now we don't have the money we need to invest and this will make things worse. >> reporter: on across the board cuts -- >> the impacts will be severe and you're talking about a budget that already has been cut significantly over the last four years or so. to the point where we are cutting into the bone of our human services. >> reporter: they react to federal cuts whe
issues. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >> the white house says the president will veto any bill that extends tax cuts for those making more than $250,000. >>> state and local governments are preparing for the fiscal cliff. virginia's governor directed all state agencies to identify 4% of their budget to cut out. that would affect northern virginia schools, of course, 14% of the fairfax county school budget coming from the state that. would be impacted. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is. i think especially given the fact that we feel the state is underfunding us now. so to take anything from that would not be good. >> so in addition to the school budgets that would be affected we're talking about massive layoffs that would lead to vacant buildings and a reduction in commercial tax revenue, a large source of funding for local governments, more reasons than we need to avoid this fiscal cliff. >>> following mitt romney's sound defeat top republican officials take stock of what went wrong. members of the gop tell the washington
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's reaction after giving his concession speech. this according to cbs news. insiders tell nbc news the campaign closed down so quickly some staffers couldn't even use their campaign-funded credit cards to pay for their taxis home that night because they'd been deactivated. >>> florida secretary of state says he hopes to finally have full election results by saturday, but the romney campaign says either way it won't bother contesting the numbers. >>> look fast because this is probably all you'll ever see of president elect romney's website. it accidently went live just long enough for political blogger to capture a few screen shots of it. the transition team pages talk about the inauguration and ways to join the romney administration. >>> and please do not blame us. seriously, we're tired of it too. but it is our job to let you know that florida senator marco rubio is heading to iowa this weekend to headline a birthday fundraiser for the state's governor. let's see, marco rubio, iowa, 2016. just saying. >>> and when daniel day lewis showed up at a british film awards ceremony with a
to serve his sentence. edward lawrence for cbs news, tucson, arizona. >>> life-saving information at the fingertips of firefighters. how new ipads allow a bay area fire department to do what it could never do before. >> you could save money if you shop right now. the five things that are better to buy in november. >>> over here we have oakland mayor quan over here san francisco mayor lee. and they challenge you to represent. call now 1-888-5-helps-u. eyewitness news returns right after this. some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. today, the menlo park fire protection district unveilew i-pads b >>> new technology allowing firefighters to help people in new ways. today the menlo park fire protection district unveiled new ipads being used in 7 front line fire engines. using them in all sorts of ways from getting a victim's medical information to looking up detailed information about specific building plans. >> we're not wasting personnel time, not havin
>>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i've got the pen, way to sign the bill right away. >>> nerves are rattled as americans keep a close eye on wall street and washington but president obama says we could avoid the fiscal cliff. i'm michelle griego. >> and the president addressed the nation, and quick action to keep all american taxes from going up on new year's day. >> cbs5 reporter cate cauguiran watched the address and is breaks it down. >> what does it really mean for everyone in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could thro
. but it is likely lawmakers will push closing a deal right up to the deadline. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> now, the president is set to speak at 1:00. we will be streaming it live on our web site. wusatv9.com. >>> former democratic national committee chair terry mcauliffe is running for political office and sent an e-mail announcing he will run for governor of virginia. he tried for governor last year but lost in the democratic provide mare. since the current governor republican bob mcdonald cannot run again, they are seeking the republican nomination. >>> this election day, maryland became one of the three states to pass the same-sex marriage by popular vote. the first weddings take place in january but as chris fisher report, one local company has been planning these kinds of weddings for the last 13 years. >> same-sex weddings may be new to maryland but not catherine. >> the web site is gay weddings.com. we are a comprehensive planning resource for same-sex couples. i am a straight mom, i am proud to say, she founded the company in 1999 and people thought she was c
is the first thing on tap because of the expiration of the tax cuts and the sequester. cbs news, "new york times" poll from late october found that 64% of respondents want to see a combination of federal spending cuts and taxes being raised to reduce the deficit. some sort of balanced solution as i was talking about earlier in the show. so how much more leading does the president have to do with the public on that versus congress? >> well, i think you know, people are talking about this election being a status quo election. in my mind, it is about middle ground, middle class and moderation. >> jennifer: interesting. >> so there's so many polling results that show people are looking for a middle ground. and they want -- i think obama to lead and to take the hatfields and the mccoys and you know, bring them together and make this happen. and so while -- while you know, they want to compromise, someone has to make that happen. he can lead people to a compromise. >> jennifer: so the polling results demonstrate that he has
a report on his sentencing tonight on the "cbs evening news." ,,,,,,,,,,,, 580 is not much better at ts hour. the mall traffic is doing nothing to help the >>> live pictures now from chopper 5. interstate 580 all this being caused by the grand opening of the new paragon outlet mall in livermore. mall traffic just a mess. this is the off-ramp at el charro so beware of that as you head home tonight. >>> today we're hearing from a top doctor who says the end of the aids pandemic could be within reach. dr. kim mulvihill has the exclusive television interview tonight. >>> reporter: more than 30 years ago, scientists identified the signs of a strange new virus in a handful of men in california. that was hiv. in the early days, an infection was a death sentence. millions have died. now one of the world's leading aids experts sees light at the and of the tunnel. >> back in the 1980s, when we were struggling desperately, i never would have imagined that we would have a day when we could say, it is quite feasible that we may be able to end the aids pandemic. >> the actual protection -- >> reporte
as reality set in. and he was systolic in his conversation with the president. sources tell cbs news that he hastily pieced together his concession speech, knowing he had to say something. despite polls showing the president had an easier electoral path, the romney campaign was very confident, believing intensity and enthusiasm were on their side. >>> and three days after the election, they are still counting the ballots in florida. president obama has claimed victory in the sunshine state. but officials have not declared a winner. florida is still undecided, largely due to long voting lines on election night, a deluge of last-minute absentee ballots and other assorted problems, so to speak. >>> and our other major story is the drastic steps being taken for gas shortages in new york. new york's mayor says only one-quarter of the city's gas stations are actually open. and the shortage could last for a few more weeks. these drivers think rationing is a good idea. >> i think it will cut down the length of the lines. >> i think that makes sense. i think that should have started from the beginnin
families have lost their homes entirely. mark strasman, cbs muse, del mar, new jersey. >> and our sandy relief telethon that we had today raised nearly $135,000 to benefit the red cross. if you'd still like to help out, go to cbsfs.com. >>> and we're getting a first look at the loot allegedly belonging to a pair of female serial burglars. today, officers showed us some of the stolen stuff they found in the women's car. police believe these women are bind 15 residential burglaries since june. >> to be honest, it was surprising to see the magnitude of the items that were found with and the distance that we believe was traveled to cute these burglaries. >>> checking some headlines now, san francisco police are looking for two women who pepper sprayed another woman and took her cell phone. it happened late this afternoon at 19th and harrison. the thieves took off in a white car, and the victim is okay. >>> oakland police have released a composite sketch of a suspect in a kidnapping. the pan is in his 20s with blonde hair and tried to grab a girl walking on 103rd avenue. >>> about 100 retire
of providing the information to the maker of a military video game. according to cbs news one of those punished was involved in last year's raid that killed osama bin laden. >>> new york and new jersey are both rationing gas now. it started today in new york. drivers in new york city and staten island with odd numbered license plates can fill up today. tomorrow the even numbered tags. only 25% of the stations are open after the superstorm in new york. >>> she's treated breast cancer patients for years but then a local oncology nurse became a patient herself. >> and this nationals win more silver slugger awards than any other team. that story at 5:23. ! at 5:15 are you ready for a warmer weekend? hey you're going to get it. howard has details in his seven day forecast. >>> good morning, welcome back the 9news now -- to 9news now, 5:14 on this friday morning. look for mike knocking on your doors, he's going to be with his son. >> he's got the hat. >> scouting boots. last week we dropped off the bags with the little card and put foods in there. if you found one and we're going to pick them up and
you. also in washington cbs news political director john dickerson. good morning. >> hi, charlie. >> is the white house correct to read the election mandate that the country wants to see taxes raised on those who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was. having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater he
explaining that before mr. romney even lost. october 31st, campaign sources told cbs news super storm sandy stalled romney's momentum. a few days before the election, if you hadn't had the storm, there would have been more of a chance for the romney campaign to talk about the deficit. the blame the storm line has continued all through today especially with former mississippi governor haley barbour speaking on the "today" show. >> hurricane sandy saved barack obama's presidency. it broke the momentum romney had coming in the end of october. >> this is a narrative republicans are telling themselves, that the beltway media is also now starting to tell itself because they keep hearing republicans say it. it is not a theory born from reality. this is a checkable thing, emperical idea. their theory is mitt romney was on track to win this thing if it weren't for that blasted storm. this is something we can check. easy. let's start with this. we're all in agreement that the polls were correct despite all the nonsense ahead of the election how the polls seemed so wrong before the election, now that
a senior advisor tells cbs news they were confident they were going to win. romney was described as stoic when he conceded the race to the president in a phone call. >>> back to the president crying, i got to imagine the stress of that race and going through all of that and then you just are at that moment where you're so thankful for the support and everything. i can imagine it would make you want to cry too. >> i allot of hard work. >> not a job that i would ever want. >> no. >> all right. your job is not too difficult today. you have good news. >> this is an easy one. we have warmer temperature on the way. it is chilly out there this morning. overnight lows back in the 30s. we are in the low 40s here in town. here is your big headline. warmer temperatures on the way. later this afternoon, we'll kick it off with mid-50s and then 60s around here for the weekend. saturday, sunday, monday look great. here are your current temperatures. overnight, lots of clear skies contributing to some very cold temperatures and we've fallen back into the 30s even here in washington. we are 39-degree. tha
seen here before: the psychadelic drug so intense, >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> you can snort it. you can inject it. >> a big lab bust. heroin and something they've never seen here before. the psychedelic drug so intense, most people are too afraid to take it. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. it is exactly the kind of hobby you don't want your neighbor dabbling in, a rare and dangerous kind of drug lab, right in downtown mountain view. cbs 5 reporter kiet do on the powerful hallucinogen being made in the heart of silicon valley. >> reporter: you're looking at the ingredients for one of the most powerful drugs that you've likely never heard of. it's called dimethyltryptamine, or dmt. >> you can snort it. you can inject it. and it's got -- it's a fast- acting hallucinogen. >> reporter: acting on tips from neighbors, a swat team raided the downtown apartment complex, just blocks away from popular restaurants and high- end condos. they found meth and heroin, along with shotguns and an assault rifle. but the dmt lab was
the s.e.a.l.s were consultants to the makers of a video game called medal of honor war fighter. cbs news said one of the s.e.a.l.s involved took place in the raid that killed osama bin laden. all seven had their pay docked and received a letter of reprimand. in the 8:00 hour of "starting point" we'll find out more about the punishment and what the s.e.a.l.s are really accused of divulging when we're joined by former navy s.e.a.l. commander christopher heben. >> it happened last week before election day but the pentagon is just now talking about this. iranian fighter jets firing on an unarmed air force drone in the persian gulf. pentagon officials say the drone which was conducting routine surveillance and international air space was not hit and they say iran's been told that u.s. surveillance flights in the region will continue. >>> new developments in a long and difficult recovery from superstorm sandy here in the northeast. new york city and long island have now joined new jersey in imposing a gas rationing system. >> incredible. >> the odd/even day rationing is based on license plate
was reportedly shocked. a senior advisor tells cbs news they were confident they were going to win. romney was described as stoic when he conceded the race to the president in a known call. >>> they are part of an elite military group that operates behind the scenes. but this morning, several navy seals are taking center stage. >> they are being punished because of a new video game. sarah is back now to explain with the details. >> navy seals making news again this morning. seven members of the team six including one member of the team that killed osama bin laden received reprimand letters and had half their pay docked. they are alleged to have divulged classified information to the maker of a video game. the two main complaints that they didn't seek permission to work with the company and they showed the game designer some of their specially designed combat equipment. the game does not recreate the bin laden mission, but it claims to show realistic raids in it. the deputy commander of the special warfare command issued a statement reading in part -- >> cbs first reported the punishments a
of the incident itself. let's turn to another issue. that is avoiding war. israeli newspaper and a cbs local news department reporting that valerie jarrett has been actually talking with iranians. the white house knocked that down. rumors persist. >> well, there are lots of partners. photos -- people i've talked to say that they have not been leading in the delegation anywhere, but as we discussed before the election, i think one can expect how white house push very early and very intensively to get talks going, whether or not they are bilateral talks, 1- someone, or whether they involve the p-5, there will be talks in an effort to get a deal lou: the iranians are going to begin their exercises, drills, air defense drills over the weekend. >> i think this is in part for domestic political consumption to show that they are standing up to the united states and israel. in part it is intended to intimidate the obama administration, but look. efforts to shoot down on an aerial vehicles, the drills, the continued progress of the iranian of their weapons program of go to show that they are not being slo
about this controversial case on cbs "this morning." your local news is coming up right after the break. >>> welcome back to cbs "this morning." police in central washington thought they had their man in the murder of a high school senior. then a new witness stepped forward with information that threatened to blow this case wide-open. tomorrow night on "48 hours" peter van zandt reports. >> mackenzie cowell of wenatchee, washington was bright, beautiful and full of life. the senior had a keen interest in fashion and the performing arts. and she took courses at a local beauty school. >> mackenzie was a very energetic and motivated person. she had a schedule that was so full that i don't know how she even did it. >> reporter: on a clear and child february day in 2009 mackenzie simply disappeared. >> mackenzie cowell is a student here. it's 3:00. she leaves out this for right here. and she walks over to her car. she gets in. she drives out. she's never seen alive again. >> reporter: four days after she disappeared her body was found along the bank of the columbia river. suspect after suspe
of the elite special forces unit still under investigation for this. cbs news says one of those punished was involved in the raid that killed bin laden. in response, ea, electronic arts, says, quote, we do not know if the veterans who consulted on the game were in contact with the department of defense. much more on this in the next hour of newsroom. >>> 11 days since superstorm sandy made landfall in new jersey. some residents are just now returning home to survey the damage. this is how one new jersey man described the moment he knew he had to leave his house. >> we rode out the storm until friday morning. friday morning i said i couldn't take any more because they turned the gas off. when they turned the gas off, that was the end for me. i told my wife i would walk across the bridge if i had to. >> and the problems with gas used to heat that man's home just part of the problem. new york and new jersey now rationing gasoline because of a shortage. susan candiotti has been following that part of the story in asbury park, new jersey. what's the plan for rationing? >> reporter: well, i'll
very hard to get things rolling here. live in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> warm that crowd up. thank you. >>> we are following some developing news right here in san francisco. a lightning strike causing some problems in the noe valley. the strike near a troops former has left dozens of people in the dark this morning. cbs reporter cate caugiran with more. >> reporter: good morning. they are installing a new transformer in this neighborhood but there's still a lot of work to go. pg&e says only 66 customers are still without electricity in the area. it's affecting customers near hoffman avenue, fountain street and grandview avenue. that lightning strike caused about 4 or 5 transformers to shut down. now, this outage started around 1:12 this morning and then a neighbor described just how powerful that lightning strike was. >> it was almost as if a bomb was going off. there was this huge crash and my husband and i both looked at each other and went, whoa, what was that? >> reporter: now you woke up and there's no -- >> we should have realized at the time because it was that loud
'm frank mallicoat. we begin this hour with developing news in san francisco. a lightning strike near a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews
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